Frigid temps to follow storm | News
A winter storm warning remained in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for several area counties.
Rain changed to snow Wednesday morning, dumping several inches of snow in counties in the northwestern part of the WQAD viewing area.
Counties included in the winter storm warning could expect an additional one to two inches of snow Wednesday afternoon, for a total of three to six inches of snow. Counties in the warning area included Dubuque, Jones, Jackson, Cedar, Clinton, Muscatine, Scott, Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Carroll counties.
Temperatures were expected to fall into the low twenties by sunset, with wind chill readings around zero as winds gust up to 35 miles per hour.
A winter weather advisory was in effect until 6 p.m. for other counties in the Quad Cities area. Counties in the advisory area included Louisa, Henry (Iowa), Des Moines, Van Buren, Lee, Whiteside, Rock Island, Henry (Illinois), Mercer, Scotland and Clark counties. Total snow accumulations for the advisory area were forecast at one to three inches.
Wind chills were expected to be in single digits as temps fall into the lower twenties by sunset.
The National Weather Service office in Davenport said wind chill advisories might be needed for Thursday night into Friday morning because of frigid conditions.